Career History

Contact details

Tel:             +44 (0)1603 591145

Location:     MED Flr 2 Med 1


Professional Qualifications

  • July 2007: M.D. in Community Paediatrics, School of Medicine, University of East Anglia, UK
  • Sept.2003:M.Sc . in Community Paediatrics, Child Health Department, Queen’s Medical Centre, University of Nottingham, UK
  • Dec. 1992:M.B.B.Ch, Faculty of Medicine, University of Minia, Egypt

Research interests

Research interests are broad and include:

  • Physical, mental and emotional well-being of children.
  • They also include preventive medicine
  • Research synthesis.

All Publications

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Thorpe, G., Ajabnoor, S., Ahmed, Z., Abdelhamid, A., Hooper, L.

(2017)

Dietary polyunsaturated fat for prevention and treatment of inflammatory bowel disease: Protocol,

in Prospero

UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Hanson, S., Hooper, L., Abdelhamid, A., Thorpe, G.

(2017)

Effects of supplementary dietary polyunsaturated fat on cancer incidence: Protocol,

in Prospero

UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Abdelhamid, A., Martin, N., Bridges, C., Song, F., Deane, K. H., Hooper, L.

(2016)

Polyunsaturated fat intake for prevention of cardiovascular disease,

in Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

Full Text

(Literature review)

(Published)


Abdelhamid, A., Loke, Y., Abubakar, I., Song, F.

(2016)

Antibiotics for eradicating meningococcal carriages: Network meta-analysis and investigation of evidence inconsistency,

in World Journal of Meta-Analysis

4

(4)

pp. 77-87

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Hooper, L., Bunn, D. K., Abdelhamid, A., Gillings, R., Jennings, A., Maas, K., Millar, S., Twomlow, E., Hunter, P. R., Shepstone, L., Potter, J. F., Fairweather-Tait, S. J.

(2016)

Water-loss (intracellular) dehydration assessed using urinary tests, how well do they work? Diagnostic accuracy in older people,

in American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

104

(1)

pp. 121-131

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Bunn, D., Abdelhamid, A., Copley, M., Cowap, V., Dickinson, A., Howe, A., Killett, A., Poland, F., Potter, J., Richardson, K., Smithard, D., Fox, C., Hooper, L.

(2016)

Effectiveness of interventions to indirectly support food and drink intake in people with dementia: Eating and Drinking Well IN dementiA (EDWINA) systematic review,

in BMC Geriatrics

16

article no. 89

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Abdelhamid, A., Bunn, D. K., Copley, M., Cowap, V., Dickinson, A., Gray, L., Howe, A., Killett, A., Lee, J., Li, F., Poland, F., Potter, J. F., Richardson, K., Smithard, D., Fox, G., Hooper, L.

(2016)

Effectiveness of interventions to directly support food and drink intake in people with dementia: systematic review and meta-analysis,

in BMC Geriatrics

16

article no. 26

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Hooper, L., Martin, N., Abdelhamid, A.

(2015)

Cochrane Corner: what are the effects of reducing saturated fat intake on cardiovascular disease and mortality?,

in Heart

101

(24)

pp. 1938-1940

Full Text

(Editorial)

(Published)


Hooper, L., Abdelhamid, A., Ali, A., Bunn, D., Jennings, A., John, G., Kerry, S., Lindner, G., Pfortmueller, C., Sjöstrand, F., Walsh, N., Fairweather-Tait, S., Potter, J., Hunter, P., Shepstone, L.

(2015)

Diagnostic accuracy of calculated serum osmolarity to predict dehydration in older people: adding value to pathology lab reports,

in BMJ Open

5

(10)

article no. e008846

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Hooper, L., Abdelhamid, A., Bunn, D., Brown, T., Summerbell, C., Skeaff, M.

(2015)

Effects of total fat intake on body weight,

in Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

2015

(8)

article no. CD011834

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Hooper, L., Martin, N., Abdelhamid, A., Davey Smith, G.

(2015)

Reduction in saturated fat intake for cardiovascular disease,

in Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

2015

(6)

article no. CD011737

pp. 1

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Hooper, L., Abdelhamid, A., Attreed, N. J., Campbell, W. W., Channell, A. M., Chassagne, P., Culp, K. R., Fletcher, S. J., Fortes, M. B., Fuller, N., Gaspar, P. M., Gilbert, D. J., Heathcote, A. C., Kafri, M., Kajii, F., Lindner, G., Mack, G. W., Mentes, J. C., Merlani, P., Needham, R., Olde Rikkert, M. G., Perren, A., Powers, J., Ranson, S., Ritz, P., Rowat, A. M., Sjostrand, F., Smith, A. C., Stookey, J. J., Stotts, N. A., Thomas, D. R., Vivanti, A., Wakefield, B. J., Waldreus, N., Walsh, N. P., Ward, S., Potter, J. F., Hunter, P.

(2015)

Clinical and physical signs for identification of impending and current water-loss dehydration in older people,

in Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

article no. CD009647

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Abdelhamid, A., Howe, A., Stokes, T., Qureshi, N., Steel, N.

(2014)

Primary care evidence in clinical guidelines: a mixed methods study of practitioners' views,

in British Journal of General Practice

64

(628)

pp. e719-e727

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Steel, N., Abdelhamid, A., Stokes, T., Edwards, H., Fleetcroft, R., Howe, A., Qureshi, N.

(2014)

A review of clinical practice guidelines found that they were often based on evidence of uncertain relevance to primary care patients,

in Journal of Clinical Epidemiology

67

(11)

pp. 1251–1257

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Abdelhamid, A., Bunn, D., Dickinson, A., Killett, A., Poland, F., Potter, J., Richardson, K., Smithard, D., Fox, C., Hooper, L.

(2014)

Effectiveness of interventions to improve, maintain or facilitate oral food and/or drink intake in people with dementia: systematic review,

Full Text

(Poster)

(Published)


Abdelhamid, A., Bunn, D., Dickinson, A., Killett, A., Poland, F., Potter, J., Richardson, K., Smithard, D., Fox, C., Hooper, L.

(2014)

Effectiveness of interventions to improve, maintain or faciltate oral food and/or drink intake in people with dementia,

(Other contribution)

(Published)


Hooper, L., Abdelhamid, A., Campbell, W., Chassagne, P., Fletcher, S., Fortes, M., Gaspar, P., Gilbert, D., Heathcote, A., Kajii, F., Lindner, G., Mentes, J., Merlani, P., Needham, R., Olde Rikkert, M., Perren, A., Powers, J., Ranson, S., Rowat, A., Sjostrand, F., Stookey, J., Stotts, N., Vivanti, A., Waldreus, N., Walsh, N., Ward, S., Potter, J.

(2014)

Non-invasive clinical and physical signs, symptoms and indications for identification of impending and current water-loss dehydration in older people: a diagnostic accuracy systematic review,

Full Text

(Poster)

(Published)


Xiong, T., Parekh-Bhurke, S., Loke, Y. K., Abdelhamid, A., Sutton, A. J., Eastwood, A. J., Holland, R., Chen, Y., Walsh, T., Glenny, A., Song, F.

(2013)

Overall similarity and consistency assessment scores are not sufficiently accurate for predicting discrepancy between direct and indirect comparison estimates,

in Journal of Clinical Epidemiology

66

(2)

pp. 184-91

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Steel, N., Abdelhamid, A., Stokes, T., Fleetcroft, R., Qureshi, N., Howe, A.

(2013)

Primary Care Physicians’ Views on Relevance of Clinical Guideline Recommendations: Delphi Panel,

in BMJ Quality and Safety

22

(A21)

UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Hooper, L., Abdelhamid, A., Moore, H., Douthwaite, W., Skeaff, C., Summerbell, C.

(2012)

Effect of reducing total fat intake on body weight: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials and cohort studies,

in BMJ

345

article no. e7666

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


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Key Research Interests

Selected publications

Abd-Elhamid A. Child mental health in Egypt: Present practice and future needs. (MSc Thesis). University of Nottingham, UK.2003

Abd-Elhamid A. . Behaviour and Emotional Disorders among Egyptian Primary School Children: Prevalence and Risk Factors(MD Thesis).University of East Anglia, UK. 2007

Abd-Elhamid, A. Howe, R. Reading.  PREVALENCE OF BEHAVIOURAL AND EMOTIONAL PROBLEMS AMONG EGYPTIAN PRIMARY SCHOOL CHILDREN. Arch. Dis. Child., Apr 2007; : A50 - A52

Abdelhamid, A., Howe, A. and Reading, R.: Prevalence of emotional and behavioural problems among 6 to 12 year old children in Egypt, Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 2009 Jan;44(1):8-14. Epub 2008 Published online: 5 July 2008

Abdelhamid A, Maisey S, Steel N. Predictors of the quality of care for asthma in general practice: an observational study. (Submitted) Dec 2008